Check Engine Light & Diagnostics

Computer Diagnostics

We understand that dreaded feeling of seeing your vehicle’s check engine light turn on. As soon as you see the check engine light turn on or you notice a significant change is the way your vehicle drives, bring your vehicle into our experts here at Simard Automotive in Fairbanks, Alaska. Our shop has the latest, state-of-the-art diagnostic equipment and the expert staff to accurately diagnose and repair your vehicle. There are many times when a visual inspection of your vehicle is not enough to pinpoint a problem and a more sophisticated diagnosis is required. Ignoring a check engine light warning and continuing to drive your vehicle with this warning light on can cause more damage to your vehicle over time and cost you more money down the road.

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5200 Aeronca Ave


758 Gaffney Rd


2560 S Cushman St


333 Illinois St

Dealing with that check engine light

When a check engine light turns on or you notice something wrong with your vehicle, our experts will use computer diagnostics to accurately determine the cause of the issue. Your vehicle has an intelligent computer system that is connected to sensors and electrical signals that are connected to different parts and components. When there is an issue with a component in your vehicle, the computer system is signaled and your check engine light will illuminate. This check engine light is a warning that something is wrong with your vehicle. We connect our computer diagnostic equipment to your vehicle’s computer system and retrieve the error code that triggered the warning. That error code will tell us exactly what is wrong in your vehicle. Once we determine the problem, we will share our recommendations with you and determine which services should be performed to return your vehicle back to working condition.

At Simard Automotive in Fairbanks, Alaska, we offer professional auto repair and friendly customer service. We have two locations in Fairbanks, one in downtown and one near the airport for your convenience. We stand by our work with an outstanding 36 month/36,000 mile NAPA AutoCare Nationwide Warranty and an in-house Million Mile Warranty on parts and labor. We also offer a complimentary shuttle service, pickup and drop-off, as well as door-to-door service when available.

If your vehicle’s check engine light is on and you need computer diagnostics performed, bring your vehicle to the experts at Simard Automotive. We look forward to servicing your vehicle soon!

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